The elements of geometrie /
of ... Euclide ... ; faithfully (now first) translated into the Englishe toung, by H. Billingsley ... ; whereunto are annexed certaine scholies, annotations, and inuentions, of the best mathematiciens, both of time past, and in this our age ; with a very fruitfull praeface made by M. I. Dee, specifying the chiefe mathematicall sciēces ...
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Imprinted at London : by Iohn Daye, 1570.
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[28], 464 (i.e. 463) leaves, fold. table : diagrs.
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Imprinted at London : by Iohn Daye, 1570.
general note
"A briefe treatise, added by Flussas, of mixt and composed regular solides": leaves 458v-463r.
"The sixtenth booke of the Elementes of geometrie / added by Flussas": leaves 445v-458r.
Date of printing from colophon.
Errors in foliation; no. 111 duplicated, no. 116 and 204 omitted.
Many variant diagrams tipped in between leaves 312 and 354.
S.T.C. 10560.
Thomas-Stanford 41.
local note
RBSC copy 1: Table bound following the "praeface". Leaf 243 numbered 233, leaves 408, 410, 432 and 455 correctly numbered.
RBSC copy 2: Table bound following t.p. Leaf 243 correctly numbered; leaves 408, 410, 432 and 455 numbered 403, 413, 431 and 450 respectively. Some variant diagrams in different positions, some wanting, some extra; that for leaf 353v pasted at foot of leaf 355v. Leaf 464 mutilated.
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3883868

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